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The 13h Tokyo International Music Market 2016 to take place predominantly in Shibuya
Announcement of first round of confirmed speakers; Kaz Utsunomiya、Shigeo Maruyama, and Ross Warnock

2016.06.15
The 13h Tokyo International Music Market (13h TIMM) will take place this year at Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu on October 24th and 25th (at the hotel Grand Pacific LE DAIBA on October 26th). Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu will be the main business meeting venue this year.

TIMM is a part of Japan Content Showcase 2016, together with TIFFCOM 2016 Marketplace for Film & TV in Asia, and Tokyo International Anime Festival 2016 (TIAF). Japan Content Showcase 2016 is an annual international trade event which attracts more than one thousand buyers and media from around the world in search ofJapanese audio and audio-visual contents.

Los Angeles based music producer, Kaz Utsunomiya; former president of Sony Music Entertainment / current CEO of 247 Music Inc. and consultant for S.M. Entertainment, Shigeo Maruyama; and United Talent Agency booking agent responsible for BABYMETAL、Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, and Crossfaith, Ross Warnock has been confirmed as speakers.

Live music showcase event linked to the trade event will be scheduled at TSUTAYA O-EAST in Shibuya on October 24th , 25th and 26th.
Details will be announced shortly on the following website: (www.timm.go.jp)

<13th Tokyo International Music Market (13th TIMM)>
Dates: Oct. 24(Mon), 25th (Tue) and 26th (Wed), 2016
Venues: Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu (October 24th, 25th ), Grand Pacific LE DAIBA (October 26th)

< Japan Content Showcase 2016>
Visitor Registration Fee: (Early Bird) JPY 13,500 (tax included) until Sept. 9 (Fri)
Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu (October 24th, 25th)
Grand Pacific LE DAIBA (October 25th, 26th and 27th)
Visitor Registration: (http://www.jcs.tokyo/en/entry/visitor/)

<TIMM linked events (live music showcase)>
Dates: Oct. 24th (Mon), 25th (Tue), and 26th (Wed), 2016
Venue: TSUTAYA O-EAST (Shibuya)

Organizers: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI); UNIJAPAN, Foundation for Promotion of Music Industry and Culture (PROMIC); and The Association of Japanese Animations (AJA)


<Contact>,Foundation for Promotion of Music Industry and Culture (PROMIC): Kaz Michijima
Michijima@promic.net/,Tel03-3560-9881

Kaz Utsunomiya、Shigeo Maruyama, and Ross Warnock